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ICT-AGRI opened questionnaire to assess challenges in ICT for agriculture & food systems

ICT-AGRI opened questionnaire to assess challenges in ICT for agriculture & food systems

Published Sep 15, 2017
This questionnaire aims to define the actual and future (i.e. in the next 10 years) challenges that Information and Communication Technologies (ICT; such as precision farming, digitalisation) will encounter in order to be used in the European agriculture and food systems. The results of this questio…
First results JPI HDHL call for 'Policy Evaluation Network'

First results JPI HDHL call for 'Policy Evaluation Network'

Published Sep 15, 2017
In February 2017, JPI HDHL partners launched the second joint funding action 'Effectiveness of existing policies for lifestyle interventions – Policy Evaluation Network (PEN)' within the ERA-NET ERA HDHL. The aim of the call is to establish a transnational, multi-disciplinary research network for th…
FACCE SURPLUS project gives rise to new BBI demonstration project

FACCE SURPLUS project gives rise to new BBI demonstration project

Published Sep 15, 2017
The FACCE SURPLUS project MISCOMAR has resulted in a new Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI) demonstration project that will explore the potential of the non-food industrial crops miscanthus and hemp as a source of biomass for the bio-economy, and thereby contribute to innovation in the Eur…
BESTF3 showcases the ERA-NETs added value with brochure

BESTF3 showcases the ERA-NETs added value with brochure

Published Sep 15, 2017
The ERA-Net Cofund Bioenergy Sustaining the Future 3 (BESTF3) has published a brochure 'Bioenergy: from Research to Market Deployment in a European Context'. It showcases joint programming in the area of bioenergy and introduces the BESTF ERA-NET, its contribution to the European Strategic Energy Te…
PRIMA dissemination event back-to-back with ARIMNet2 meeting

PRIMA dissemination event back-to-back with ARIMNet2 meeting

Published Sep 15, 2017
On 13 October 2017, a PRIMA meeting will take place aimed at disseminating the PRIMA Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA). This PRIMA dissemination event will be the chance to learn about the funding opportunities available to Mediterranean researchers during the years to come. Next to pr…
2nd BioHorizon Regional Brokerage Event

2nd BioHorizon Regional Brokerage Event

Published Sep 15, 2017
BioHorizon will host its second Regional Brokerage Event in Prague, Czech Republic, on 6 November 2017. The brokerage event will take place as a side event to the 8th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis (RAFA2017). This partnering event will provide participants with the opp…
International agreement on Egypt's participation in PRIMA

International agreement on Egypt's participation in PRIMA

Published Sep 15, 2017
The European Union and Egypt have successfully concluded negotiations for an international agreement for Egypt's participation in the Partnership on Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA). This agreement, which was initialed on 27 July 2017, constitutes an important step towards t…
Global Bioeconomy Summit 2018

Global Bioeconomy Summit 2018

Published Sep 15, 2017
The German Bioeconomy Council will organise a second Global Bioeconomy Summit, which will take place in Berlin on 19-20 April 2018. At the first Global Bioeconomy Summit, held in Berlin in 2015, more than 700 participants from 80 countries met to define how bioeconomy would best contribute to green…
International BIOEAST conference on cooperation in bioeconomy research on 20th of September in Hungary

International BIOEAST conference on cooperation in bioeconomy research on 20th of September in Hungary

Published Sep 14, 2017
The Central Eastern European Initiative for Knowledge-based Agriculture, Aquaculture and Forestry in Bioeconomy (BIOEAST), will present their results of the past two years during the 78th National Agriculture and Food Exhibition and Fair (OMÉK) in Hungary. BIOEAST aims at improving the sustainable g…
European R&I instruments for partnerships need more openness, cohesion and transparency

European R&I instruments for partnerships need more openness, cohesion and transparency

Published Sep 14, 2017
This is the main conclusion from the recently published study on research and innovation partnerships carried out by the Technopolis group. The study investigates the effectiveness and impact of both Public-to-Public (P2P) and Public Private Partnerships (PPP) in view of their ability to create more…
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